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MASCAC Spring Sportsmanship Team Announced

FITCHBURG, Mass. –The 2020 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Spring Sportsmanship Teams were recently announced by the league office on Thursday afternoon as 35 MASCAC student-athletes were recognized.
Thu May 14, 2020

35 MASCAC student-athletes honored

FITCHBURG, Mass. –The 2020 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Spring Sportsmanship Teams were recently announced by the league office on Thursday afternoon as 35 MASCAC student-athletes were recognized.

Among the 35 conference student-athletes honored for their outstanding sportsmanship were five Fitchburg State student-athletes: freshman Joseph Powers (Worcester, Mass.) baseball), sophomore Julia Miele (South Hadley, Mass.) (women's lacrosse), sophomore Cody Soderlund (Middleborough, Mass..) (men's outdoor track), sophomore Chloe Guzman (Pawtucket, Conn.) (women's indoor track) and sophomore Hayley O'Brien (Lynnfield, Mass.) (softball).

The MASCAC Sportsmanship Team recognizes student-athletes who display outstanding sportsmanship on and off the field. As an important piece of the MASCAC and NCAA philosophy, the representatives on the team display what it means to have good sportsmanship in the MASCAC.

A student-athlete from each institution is selected by their coach to be placed on the Sportsmanship Team.

The Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference, the nation's oldest Division III men's and women's playing conference, has a rich and storied tradition of competitive success, while celebrating excellence in the classroom. MASCAC member schools include Bridgewater State University, Fitchburg State University, Framingham State University, MCLA, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Salem State University, Westfield State University and Worcester State University. Two other institutions, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and Plymouth State University, are affiliate members of the conference in the sports of football and men's ice hockey, while Western Connecticut State University joined the conference as an affiliate member in football, beginning in 2013-14.

Portions of release courtesy of MASCAC Office

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